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Keeping Hydrated
9 years ago

Keeping Hydrated

Weekend Forecast: Another hot and humid one. I’ve been getting questions about hydration during the summer, especially when it is above 28 C with humidity. The body is made up …
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Corn
9 years ago

Corn

What food is more synonymous with summers in Ontario than freshly picked corn on the cob? Corn grows in “ears,” each of which is covered in rows of kernels that …
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Energy Drinks
9 years ago

Energy Drinks

The marketing and safety of Energy Drinks has been getting much press lately. Energy Drinks are formulated with sugar, caffeine, vitamins and herbs to promote mental and physical alertness for …
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Healthy eating includes lifestyle & time management
9 years ago

Healthy eating includes lifestyle & time management

Over the years, I get the same story, parents are time starved and taking time to prepare and teach their children about healthy, nutritious meals is not part of their …
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Summer time eating!
9 years ago

Summer time eating!

This is my favourite long weekend of the year! Growing up just west of Toronto, rural enough to have many roadside fruit and vegetable stands and two incredible farmers markets …
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Sodium Reduction in Canada
9 years ago

Sodium Reduction in Canada

The Sodium Working Group released their strategy for Canada at a press conference today. As a RD, I’ve been working in the area of sodium reduction (with industry, consumers and …
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